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a different approach, so if you look at our kindle fire hd, high definition display, packs a lot of technology into a very low price point, $199 because we don't make any profit when we sell the device. we sell the device near break even and we hope to make money over time as people use the device. they buy e-books and mp3s and buy gains. that's a different approach. it's working for us. kindle fire hd is our number one best-seller globally. >> let me put you on the spot a little bit. 1999 you were named "time" magazine's person of the year. i was on a panel other day when they are trying to figure out 2012's person of the year. who should it be? >> my goodness. way too hard of a question. >> give it a shot. >> matt lauer. >> it could be barack obama, i mean, a lot of candidates. who do you think it should be? >> you have put me on the spot. i don't know. >> no clue. >> well, think about it and get back to it. >> in an election year obama would be a pretty good choice. >> "fortune" magazine's business person of the year for 2012. that's a big deal, jeff. congratulations. >> thank you, matt. >>
, the entire american nation, the congress especially, has caved into this military worship of technology. i've seen that in the last 20 years grow. in the '90s and 2000s, we seem to give a pass always to the military. >> since i get over here about the military, it's almost impossible to criticize anyone in the military because there's such patriotism towards it and i get that, but it is particularly pronounced in america, it is almost seen as utter disloyalty if not treachery to criticize any military man or woman. that's dangerous, isn't it? >> it leads back to rome. go back to the roman empire. emperors would pay homage and favors and pay them more money to be loyal to that faction. eventually the roman guards, military, became more important than the citizenry. of course, they didn't hold up the empire. they are all over the place but they couldn't hold back the barbarians and so forth. it doesn't work. you don't bribe the military. frankly, we could be in a position where things get more chaotic and there could be another terrorist attack and this concept of american security is so vio
they plan to change the technology behind it. now on a busy weekend like this with thanksgiving coming up, many people are boarding on planes with boarding passes that indeed could be manipulated. back to you. >> all right. thank you so much for that update. we appreciate it. and as he mentioned, the holiday travel season is getting underway with thanksgiving just around the corner. we want to ask you, are you concerned about the potential flaw in tsa's precheck program? tweet your answers. i plan to read some those responses later in the hour. >>> they have fought in battlefields in iraq and afghanistan and now they're using their military skills to make a big difference here at home. hundreds of veterans are joining together to help victims from hurricane sandy. many residents are reeling from devastation and now these new volunteers are hoping their efforts will help communities struggle to rebuild. anna kooiman is joining us now from rockaways, new york. >> hey there. this volunteer effort is amazing. team "rubicon" has 500 volunteers, most veterans from iraq and afghanistan in the ro
-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> welcome back to "early start." more than two weeks after super storm sandy, thousands of people in new york are still in the dark and cold demanding answers right now. >> much of the anger is directed at the long island power authority or lipa for failing to respond to the big one. lipa is the target of a class-action lawsuit and its chief operating officer is stepping down. deb feriyak has been covering this for us. >> it's ban hot mess is the only way to describe it. you have an organization that basically hires out the power grid to a different contractor and what ended up happening is they basically lost control. they weren't prepared. they knew that the big storm was coming but reports said they didn't make the most basic changes like cutting tree branches so the wires wouldn't have to be taken down. this caused a lot of people to be plunged into darkness during the storm. peop
oil. the ways we're finding, the technology advances of this country sh the ways we're finding energy are new and they are really working at this point. en that would take the united states above -- a bigger oil producer than saudi arabia by 2020. that is the forecast. gas is the light blue. oil is the dark blue. >> cool. >> there you go. so speaking of energy -- >> thank you so much. >>> next on "early start," new details on the general petraeus scandal. could it lead to the down fall of another general, the current top commander in afghanistan? he tries to end a war. we're going to be live at the pentagon. i mean if you're leaving the house right now, watch us any time on your desktop or mobile phone. gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know members it.congress. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newscaster:breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual p
technology may help travelers zip through that line. >> and we have all been on the plane a lot lately, haven't we? but security hours can add hours to your trip and add an awful lot of frustration. there are a few programs out there that cut your wait time. the pre-check program allows travelers to jump to the front of the line, move through security without removing their shoes, belts, or laptops. john berman is apparently in this program. these are the people i kind of like scowl at because they're moving so much more quickly. passengers become a member by becoming part of a frequent flyer and then invited by the airline. or join global entry to be eligible. you're not guaranteed to enjoy the benefits every trip. members are randomly picked to go through the designated pre-check line. others are better able to skip the line. pre-check not available at all u.s. airports, but tsa plans to roll out more by the end of the year. keep a lookout in your city. and the clear card is back. after shutting down in 2009, clear has returned and is now in four airports, orlando, denver, san francisco, an
it. design the wells to be safe. thousands of jobs. use the most advanced technology to protect our water. billions in the economy. at chevron, if we can't do it right, we won't do it at all. we've got to think long term. we've got to think long term. ♪ >>> we could learn more details about the scandal surrounding those two generals in a white house briefing later today. but for now, we do have reaction to the general john allen investigation. so let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar. good morning, brianna. >> reporter: good morning to you, carol. and as you know, this story is something that broke in the middle of the night, 1:00 a.m. eastern time this morning. so a couple of hours ago we got the first reaction from the white house from a spokesperson from the national security council saying at the request of the secretary of defense, the president has put on hold his nomination of general allen as supreme allied commander pending the investigation of general allen's conduct. as you know, general allen was up actually and is here in washington ahead of what
poorly on the president? >> i'm afraid i blame everything on technology. i don't think this is an unusual thing to happen. it's just that we have a complete electronic trail. i think for thousands of years you've had adultery and all these things. >> brian: you're talk being the actual act. i'm talking about the president knowing. >> i'm also saying i don't think the president would know. you wouldn't have the f.b.i. investigating the c.i.a. if you didn't have all this electronic trail to follow. i don't think you would have all that. >> brian: but this is something that results in some type of blackmail in. >> yes. >> brian: that's the -- >> that's the problem. you have peter king, chairman of the homeland security committee in the house suggesting that perhaps general petraeus' testimony to them was compromised, briefing was compromised. >> brian: because that testimony included? >> the cover-up line about benghazi, which is that this was somehow part of a massive mob stimulated by the -- >> brian: a democrat said this hit me like a lightning bolt. they should have been briefed. >> we k
power is down . it doesn't appear to be any day now. all you get. >> steve: technology and infrastructure has to get to with strand the of the future. >> the northeast never had anything like this before. >> steve: we hope you get warmth before thanksgiving. >> thank you very much. >> brian: you can stay in our green room. >> i might take you up on that. >> gretchen: put out a blanket. pastry and booze is that a over due. >> brian: sorry officers. >> investigators knew about the affair. judge napolitano is jogging this way. ♪ . ♪ ♪ ♪ [ clock ticking ] [ male announcer ] there's a better way... v8 v-fusion. vegetable nutrition they need, fruit taste they love. could've had a v8. or...try kids boxes! could've had a v8. boproductivity up, costs down, thtime to market reduced... those are good things. upstairs, they will see fantasy. not fantasy... logistics. ups came in, analyzed our supply chain, inventory systems... ups? ups. not fantas who would have thought? i did. we did, bob. we did. got it. >> brian: using your money to promote alabama care. the ways and wa
, technology and clean energy, putting people back to work, rebuilding our roads, bridges and our schools and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. now, on this last item, we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday i had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input. today i'm meeting with ceos of some of america's largest companies and i'll meet with leaders of both parties of congress before the week is out. because there's only one way to solve these challenges. that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and i'm open to new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the past week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're going to be serious about reducing the deficit. because when it comes to taxes, t
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